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Video: Major Broadcast Network Has Suspended Its Activity On Twitter And Will No Longer Post Tweets After Elon Musk’s Free Speech Reforms – Others Are Expected To Follow This Example

It’s not just ‘Woke’ corporations lashing out at Twitter after Elon Musk’s increasingly hostile takeover of the social media platform. Now, a major broadcast network has launched a salvo at the tech giant by announcing it is refusing to tweet due to ‘uncertainty’ on the platform.

CBS News is halting its activity on Twitter over Elon Musk’s turbulent and potentially devastating moves following his takeover of the company.

“In light of the uncertainty around Twitter and out of an abundance of caution, CBS News is pausing its activity on the social media site as it continues to monitor the platform,” Jonathan Vigliotti, CBS News national correspondent, said in a report about the latest chaos at the company on the “CBS Evening News” Friday.


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A statement with nearly identical wording was shared Friday by the Twitter account of KPIX, the CBS-owned station in San Francisco.

After the mass resignations at Twitter, Musk — the richest individual in the world — called an emergency meeting of engineers Friday, requesting that “anyone who actually writes software” report to the company’s San Francisco headquarters. The mega-billionaire also asked engineers to send him “what your code commands have achieved in the past ~6 months, along with up to 10 screenshots of the most salient lines of code.”

CBS News’ decision to step back from Twitter comes a little more than three weeks into Musk’s ownership of the company — over which time Twitter’s employee base has shrunk to about 33% its former size. At least 1,200 Twitter employees reportedly quit Thursday, refusing to agree to Musk’s demand they work “long hours at high intensity.” That has raised concerns about Twitter’s ability to keep the service operating reliably and safely with headcount estimated to now be around 2,500 (down from 7,500 prior to Musk’s $44 billion acquisition).

But much like the ‘Woke’ corporations that are pausing ads on Twitter following Musk’s buyout of the platform, there are scarce if any precedents for advertisers halting advertising on a social media platform, let alone media outlets refusing to post news stories, due to mass layoffs at a tech company.

As one tech observer noted, layoffs are now taking place throughout the entire sector.

According to an unconfirmed report other major news networks are expected to follow this example!

The White House, the Democratic Party, ‘Woke’ corporations, and now broadcast news networks are throwing a fit over Elon Musk’s acquisition of one major social media platform. Just imagine the collective meltdown if all social media platforms respected Americans’ free speech.